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Dec 3, 2013 4:30am PST
yerba buena island. san mateo bridge traffic looks great out of hayward or leaving foster city. both directions of westbound 92 holding steady about 13 minutes to get you across the span between 880 and 101. 880 we talked about this at the top of the show. there is roadwork this morning in oakland between 23rd and broadway. and then some lanes blocked as well in san leandro. and look at this, a little gusty outside as lawrence said. you can see our camera shaking as you approach the dublin interchange. that's your latest "kcbs traffic." back to you guys. >>> investigators in mountain view are trying to figure out what caused a mobile home fire that killed one person. the home at space parkway went up in flames yesterday afternoon. the flames were so intense and dangerous, firefighters couldn't enter. one person was found dead inside. >>> police are looking for a 17- year-old who escaped from a juvenile detention center in san francisco. police say the teen ran off from the facility on woodside avenue between 6:30 and 7:00 yesterday evening. there is no word on how he escaped or
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 1:35am PST
it flew off the tracks in new york city killing four people. data recorders show the train passed through a 70-mile an hour zone, then entered a 30- mile an hour curve traveling at 82 miles per hour. the engineer told first responders the brakes didn't work properly. so far there's no evidence to back that up. ks and >> this train made nine stops prior to derailing. at this point we are not aware of any problems or anomalies with the brakes. >> today the derailed cars were put back on the tracks and removed from the scene. the investigation could take months. would >>> imagine a future with no new hiv infections in san francisco. researcher tonight are saying it could happen -- researchers tonight are saying it could happen, joe vazquez on what it would take to get to zero. >> reporter: at the castros lgbt center tonight there is talk of the unimaginable, talk about zero. >> zero new infections, zero new deaths for persons living with hiv and zero stigma is a bold aspiration. >> three decades after the city began to be ravaged by death and disease could it even be possible? zero n
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
city of fremont is on the verge of putting up an entire network of security cameras across the city. one of the test cameras is above my head here on central avenue part of a growing number of communities and neighborhoods keeping close watch over would-be criminals. >>> reporter: in fremont's scott creek neighborhood the good old family dog is being outdone by a higher tech security. >> it's a deterrent. >> reporter: after battling break-ins about every other month, neighbors pitched in for these two security cameras that capture every car coming and going. >> we put up cameras at both entrances that are hi-def so as the cars come in, we catch their license numbers. >> reporter: in another fremont neighborhood, a security camera led cops to an alleged crook in 24 hours. police posted the video to youtube and within hours, they had more tips than they knew what to do with. this is the man rummaging through things inside the house's every move being recorded. it played out next door to this man's house. he also has a security camera. >> keep those thieves away from your house. kind o
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
cities. it was just below 50 degrees in the berkeley shores this afternoon. it wasn't much warmer overlooking the bay from the oakland hills. it was a clear sunny day but a chilly 51 degrees. and in hayward, temperatures stayed at 50 degrees as the christmas tree lot geared up for the season. what's the mobile weather lab registering now? our chief meteorologist paul deanno is out in the elements in castro valley. paul. >> reporter: liz, allen, it is certainly chilly. it was the coldest afternoon in the bay area on average since 5 days before valentine's day in early february. mobile weather lab in castro valley it is 46.8. it's already dropped three degrees in the past 20 minutes. when the sun goes down, temperatures drop like a rock. let's establish how warm or not we got today. san jose a high of 52. concord 51. napa 53. livermore only 51. setting the stage for a widespread freeze tonight, most of the bay area is under that freeze warning. the only exception is the city of san francisco. widespread lows in the mid-20s to the low 30s so watch out. protect plants if you can and m
CBS
Dec 1, 2013 5:30pm PST
while walking down the street. there were nine such attacks in new york city. other cities are starting to see their first cases. what happens a group of people will punch a unsuspecting victim hoping to knock the person out cold with one punch. lawmakers and statewide officials have extra cash in their pocket this holiday season because they are getting a raise. but, some are refusing to take it. >> reporter: wallets are fatter in sacramento. lawmakers are getting a raise amounting to more than 5%. the state citizen compensation commission approve today in union. adding $5,000 a year for rank and file lawmakers like senator who a peered on kpix5 sunday morning saying it is well served. >> that is after we took a 23% cut in the last few years by a commission we don't get to do this. >> reporter: they cut lawmakers pay during the recession, the senator, hill, cut his own everyone more. he is taking the raise. and setting the standard and raise the pay as they have done lowered it at times when times were tough and struggling more for the state. >> 12 assembly senate members say they will
CBS
Dec 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
city hall. starting monday the mayor will have a condolence book the public can sign. flags in the city are flying at half staff until next sunday. tonight a special one hour tribute. and you can see it beginning at 6:00 right here after this newscast. on kpix 5. >>> still ahead, bat kid returns to san francisco. after getting to live out his fantasy how he's helping others make their domes come true. -- dreams come true. >> and bay area veterans who were there tell us what they experienced at pearl harbor 72 years ago today. ,,,,,, [uncle]this is hopscotch,okay? uncle go one,two,one,two,one two,one. [niece]okay! [uncle]okay? [niece]one,two three,four,five,six,seven,eight! [uncle laughing] okay,we go the other way,okay? [niece]one,two,three,four,five, six,seven! [uncle laughs]there's ten spaces,you want to try again? [uncle]yeah? francisco today for a make-a-wish fundraiser. >>> well, after winning hearts in san francisco and beyond last month, that kid returned to san francisco today for a make a wish fundraiser. >> i think we just showed you the clip from the old 1966 tv series.
CBS
Dec 9, 2013 5:00pm PST
. we will still plunge down to about 36 degrees. the overnight lows, down to 33 redwood city. 33 santa rosa. all record lower the tour, at least. -- territory. the silver lining behind the cloud is we will be near 60 degrees again by friday. the cloud, unfortunately will hold no rain. that's tore weather story. we will have the whole forecast for you a few minutes from now. >> brian, we will see you then. >>> you have to believe me it is tame compared to the wild weather in other parts of the country. >> check out the sheets of ice falling from buildings in north texas. a lot of people caught it on their cell phone video. the icy mix came crashing down on the cars below. fortunately, nobody hurt. roads so icy there, some drivers actually got out and pushed their cars ahead as others continued as a snail's pace. drivers in philly braved the roads. people in chicago woke up to 3 inches of snow on their cars. hundred us of flights have been canceled at u.s. airports because of the winter storms. sfo, 10 arriving flights and eight departing flights were canceled because of the storms
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 8:30am PST
power entire cities. so the turbines of today... will power us all... into the future. ♪ >> schieffer: we're back with former secretary of state, james baker, who is in texas this morning, thank you for joining us. you were part of the reagan administration back when president reagan vetoed the anti-apartheid act that randall robinson discussed here just a minute ago. i wanted to ask you, did ronald reagan ever come to regret that veto? it was over written by the congress and sanctions were put on the south african government. but how did president reagan feel about that as time went on? >> well, i'm sure he did regret it, bob, in fact i'm certain that he did. it was after all i think the only time that a veto of his had been overwritten or was overwritten in two terms, i believe. and so certainly he regretted it. on the other hand, once that happened and control of south africa policy passed through the congress, president reagan was really determined to meet with and deal with the question of -- meet with the black leaders of south africa and deal with the problems
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
call. that the city can be safe. >> reporter: she was murky when she asked how to plan to deliver on the police promise. >> i will be rolling out a campaign platform in the new year. >> reporter: skyrocketing crime is only one problem. >> it's about her. she doesn't connect with people and their problems and is in denial that oakland has problems. >> reporter: quan had no comment about her or the other challengers. she did however say i have not yet announced my re-election plans and i'm focused on my priorities as mayor. >> oakland is looking for competent strong leadership. i'm very excited about campaigning. >> reporter: it going to be an interesting year. the question is, of course, how many other people will jump in this race? oakland is still a prize the city new states and somebody else could join us. >> oakland uses rank choice voting. how do you think that's going to come into play? >> reporter: that's the big question. san francisco uses it, too. it gives voters a choice of three candidates out of the gate and then you stack up. those votes tran fer to the other two: qua
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
at the bart station in fremont. 39 degrees. it seems like the coldest part of any city is right up on the bart platform where you're standing out there for a couple of minutes getting cold from the wind. we have some video of people getting ready for the cold weather. we have been talking about this for a couple of days now. definitely people coping with hats and gloves and scarves. hot coffee and exercise believe it or not. christmas is just 22 days away and this coldest day of the year so far people just love it. >> when you're blowing and everything and moving around i'm ready to take this off actually. >> i'm bundling up and getting close to my hubby here to keep me warm, so -- [ laughter ] >> reporter: so 29 degrees in santa rosa this morning. 39 degrees here in fremont. i feel kind of lucky. but as you heard from lawrence, it is going to get colder tomorrow. live in fremont, kiet do, kpix 5. >>> you can warm up once you get in your car and here's a live look at traffic conditions right now. we have a sneak peek a little glimpse at traffic through berkeley heading out of alban
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 6:00am PST
of arts called detroit industry. celebrating the 'systemly line workers in the city's auto plants. the following year he began work on a mural for new york's rockefeller center. entitled "man at the crossroads" which include add portrait of soviet communist leader vladimir lennon. defines of he take lennon out became stuff of art world legend. i will not compromise my vision. deegg picks in the 2002 film "freda". >> this is your fee. your services are noñ;longer required. >> it's my painting. >> on my wall. >> rockefeller ordered destruction of the offending mural which rivera went to recreate in mexico city. now more than half century after rivera's death in 1957, the future of his detroit museum murals may be in doubt. some people fearing that they and other art works there might have to be auctioned off as part of detroit's municipal bankruptcy. diego rivera murals at the center of controversy yet again. oversized deli sandwich is just ahead. ♪ [ male announcer ] this holiday, don't get stuck at the corner of "oh! you got me something" and "oh...this is awkward." remember, w
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
new york city -- but colorsf the south african flag shin brightly atop the empire ste building in honor of nelson mandela. mandela will be laid to res a state funeral next sunday. as alphonso van marsh reports--heads of state frol over the world are expectedo attend. nats celebrating people of l nelson mandela. it's set for next wednesday at 8 a-mt city hall. the mayor's office will also have a condolence book that public can sign starting mo. and flags in the city have ordered to fly at half-staff until sundown next sunday. tomorrow night we will air a special one-hour tribute toe and work of nelson mandela. you can see it starting at 6 o'clock here on kpix 5. at the controls of a plane.r at the helm of a boat... how these bay area teens are learning skills they never considered before. >>> and how the bay area teens are having skills that they never even considered before. >>> and take a look at this. yeah, the conditions of the sierra tonight and the trouble that people are having getting up there. we'll be right back in 70 seconds. ,, [woman] you wrapped the... [man] it's noth
CBS
Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
pile up just outside of new york city. at least 44 people were taken to the hospital. here in the washington, d.c. metro area, the storm has become mostly rain, but if it gets any colder, freezing rain could start falling, and that would make for more treacherous driving conditions. the storm is part of a system pummeling much of the nation. it canceled more than 2400 flights sunday, and is causing more delays and cancelations for monday morning travelers. new york, boston, and big cities farther north are preparing for bad weather that could disrupt the morning commute. >>> the harsh weather is also causing shipping delays smack in the middle of the holiday shopping season. the dangerous driving conditions prompted wal-mart to send goods out to stores ahead of the storm. amazon and fedex are notifying customers that packages may arrive a day late. >>> the deputy who shot a 13- year-old boy in san -- santa rosa is back at work today. gilhaus shot andy rosa after he mistook the boy's toy gun for a real one. >>> the 21-year-old accused of shooting and killing a man over a playstatio
CBS
Dec 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
>> glor: tonight, train crash, a commuter line derails in new york city at the end of a holiday weekend. >> there was like a crunching, grinding measurement. >> four are killed, more than 60 hurt, we report from don dahler and jeff pegues. >> the day after the deadline, the white house says dramatic progress has been made on healthcare.gov, major garrett is in whiton. >> the death of a hollywood star, paul walker loses his life in a fiery crash, from los angeles, carter evans has more. and saving the memories. families thought that pictures were lost forever. barry petersen found a woman who brings them back. >> oh, my little baby! oh, sweetheart! >> this is the cbs evening news. >> glor: good evening, everyone, i am jeff glor with a western edition of the broadcast. the train left poughkeepsie new york just before 6:00 a.m. on the last day of this hollywood, holiday weekend for grand central terminal, he it never got there, all seven cars derailed into the trip, this is what it looked like today in the bronx at the spot be the hudson and harlem rivers meet. first responders rus
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
in the north fair oaks area right outside redwood city. protestors are trying to stop it. and as kpix 5's ryan takeo reports, this cops two years after a public backlash prevented the clinic from opening nearby. >> it's troubling to our community that this kind of healthcare is coming and a break down of family values. >> reporter: linda potter has lived in redwood city for 50 years. she and a vocal group of protestors are opposed to the opening of a planned parenthood clinic on el camino real. potter says it's not just about abortion. she says the clinic will lower property values. >> this isn't helping. this used to be a family restaurant where they could have community. and now it's a blight. >> we have come to expect protestors at our health centers. i think there is a vocal community of protestors here. >> reporter: the spokesman argues there is a need in redwood city for planned parenthood. >> only 3% of abortion services and in fact at this location we are not going to do abortions by surgery, just abortion by medication. >> reporter: if this all sounds familiar that's bec
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 4:30am PST
in 100 cities part of a national effort to get the minimum wage increase to $15 an hour. the workers say their average pay is just over $9 an hour. they also want the right to unionize without retaliation. >>> right now hackers have log- in credentials for almost 2 million accounts or various internet and social media sites. cyber security firm trust way found the security breaches operated through software maliciously installed on computers worldwide. trust wave says one problem is many people select passwords that are easily discovered. >>> let's check the weather. >> good to have you back. did you have a nice vacation? >> it was fabulous. >> mr. mallicoat was sick. >> chicken soup. >> you were home. >>> cold temperatures around the bay area. the coldest of the season easily so far. boy, these temperatures something else headed out the door. we have freezing temperatures, clear skies outside as that arctic air mass sits overhead. numbers dropping off. 27 degrees in concord. 26 in santa rosa. 31 freezing in san jose. and 26 degrees in livermore. so a very, very cold start. of course
CBS
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am PST
d.c. all the way up to new york city. boston looks like it will start as snow but eventually during the day today will transition over to that wintry mix. talking about a very difficult monday morning commute here for much of the east coast. ice will continue all the way back from east virginia to west virginia. places along the coast could be milder. tells could drop to below 4 for minneapolis, 9 for chicago, 12 for kansas city, 14 for fargo. even california beginning with a deep freeze this morning and will likely do so for another couple of days. megan glaros, cbs news, chicago. >>> well, president obama and the first lady leave today to attend if memorial for nelson mandela in south africa. it will be one of the largest gatherings of the national dignitaries in years. alphonso van marsh is in south africa with a preview. alphonso, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. as you mentioned authorities are rushing to prepare for that massive memorial that will be held tomorrow at the stadium. now, that stadium holds some 95,000 people, but authorities are bracing to see
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
they think about new york city? >> reporter: congress has passed 56 bills in 2013 in the past 66 years only three other times that congress has passed less than 100 bills in a single year. many of the bills this congress passed were simply extensions of older laws that were set to expire. hope appears to be dwindling for the small deal between house and budget leaders that wanted to replace the federal spending cuts known as sequester with smarter cuts and revenue. >> when will they learn to say yes? >> reporter: john boehner argued senate democrats were to blame for this year's inaction because they wouldn't consider the bills. >> this year is going down as the least productive in congressional history. what can you and others do to change that? >> look at the number of bills passed by the senate you can see where the problem is. >> reporter: >> reporter: >> reporter: report the senate is in the midst of a two week recess despite all these deadlines. one bright spot i suppose norah and charlie, for the first time in many years congress is not facing the manufactured crisis this
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:00am PST
. >>> other headlines around the bay now. the suspect accused of killing a daly city man over a playstation being held now on five million dollars bail this morning. 21-year-old ronnie collins now charges with a count of murder, two counts of attempted robbery. prosecutors believe he shot 22- year-old ikenna uwakah. >>> a thief rummaging through a home on fremont was caught in camera. he broke into the house on eggers drive on saturday and stole $2,000 worth of stuff. two home security cameras caught him in the act. police hope someone will recognize him. >>> new details in the rob ford saga. police are releasing wiretap files showing how the toronto, canada, mayor partied and took drugs with gang members. there's even video that officers recovered and the toronto star reports gang members also claim there are pictures of ford on the pipe and doing lots of other drugs, as well. they were using the material to blackmail ford. toronto city leaders say the new information is just one more reason why ford should leave office. >> you think you can't be shocked anymore. you know, the
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 4:30am PST
heading along the peninsula, this is a live look redwood city through palo alto as you can see 101 traffic looks great so does 280. no major hot spots out there now. this is a live look near the dublin interchange through the altamont pass and the livermore valley. 14 minutes to take you towards the dublin interchange. and traffic continues to move well like i said a little earlier towards the castro valley y. outside near the oakland coliseum. no probable lems northbound or southbound if you are hopping a flight over by oakland airport. and the bay bridge this is one of our few areas of overnight roadwork not as much out there this morning. this is a live look at the toll plaza. but the roadwork is a little west of this from the incline out towards treasure island. and bart systemwide on time no delay. golden gate ferries caltrain and ace train 1 also a great start out of the central valley. remember to tune to kcbs radio 740-am and 106.9-fm. that is your "kcbs traffic." back to you guys. >>> an 18-year-old is under arrest for stealing part of the porsche in which "fast & furious"
CBS
Dec 1, 2013 6:30pm PST
city life butches up against nature. in half-moon bay, kpix-5. >> the new law also allows the officials to provide veterinary care to rehabilitate them. >>> it has taken 150 years but all of that slush, generated by gold rush miners in the sierra, nevada, washed out to sea. that means the water in sap fran bay is getting clearer. but the clearer water lets in less sunlight. causing algae. new reg -- regulation may be needed. >> they were doing mining it it lowered the level of the bay that so much came in there was 10 feet on the bottom of the bay that is purely gold rush sediment. that will always be through but the clairity is getting better. that is good news. >>> now, heading out, 56 in concord and 66 at oakland looking towards the bay bridge. cool side, bundle up if you are heading out. should be clear. and overnight lows tonight, down to 38 degrees in santa rosea, 49 in the city and 45 degrees in san jose. 41 out at trafis. and for tomorrow, we will be looking at mostly sunny skies with the temperatures in the middle 60s around the bay. inland is still all of the way in
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 5:00am PST
the first to introduce anti- apartheid legislation back in 1972 and seven years later the city of berkeley became the first in the nation to divest from south africa. assemblywoman nancy skinner was part of that movement. >> it was so thrilling that we americans, that we east bay residents, could have been part of something with that kind of global impact. >> reporter: a lone rose left at an oakland monument memorializing mandela last night a reminder of the impact the leader will always have. >> there have been lots of people in our lifetimes who had positions and have passed on but nobody has ever matched the incredible inspiration and humanity of nelson mandela. >> reporter: that was willie brown, who puts mandela in the same group as martin luther king, jr. and john f. kennedy. but he calls mandela the "real" leader. live in the newsroom, anne makovec, kpix 5. >>> grace cathedral and the black represent repertory group will be holding services. we have more on our kpix.com complete with a photo gallery. >>> it is 5:06. hopefully it's "friday light" out there. let's check traff
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Dec 2, 2013 6:00am PST
coming into the city to shop to be careful with their belongings and alert to their surroundings. >>> some retail experts say this year's black friday was disappointing. that's according to the national retail federation. 141million people went shopping over the holiday weekend. that's up by about 2 million from last year. but total spending is expected to to $57 billion down 3% from last year but retailers hope they can make up that 3% today. it's cyber monday of course and tons of great deals you can find online. but before you start throwing out the credit card numbers in the cyber world let's check in with kpix 5's keit do live with how you can keep your information secure and safe. kiet. good morning. >> reporter: yeah, good morning, frank. it's always a good idea to follow some of the best practices like making sure that your operating system and your virus software is up to date. and also, comparing your purchases online with your banking statements. beyond that, know that the bad guys are out there trolling for victims. even though you may be an old pro at shopping online
CBS
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm PST
coming into the city to keep a close eye on their stuff and their surroundings. >> i keep it very tight. [ laughter ] >> i don't keep it exposed. you can not trust anybody. the end of the day, never safe. >> reporter: other woman told us they keep their purses close to their bodies and many men keep their wallets in their front pockets. >>> investigators are working to right a commuter train in a deadly derainment in new york city. four people died when the train ran off of the rails as it rounded a bend in the bronx. 60 others were hurt. investigators are focusing on the trains breaks. >> reporter: a 7-car metro train jumped the track with the first car coming to the stop right at the waters edge. the derailment happened on a curve section of the track where the harlem and hudson rivers meet. >> it started to make a shifting noise like with the tracks and the next thing i know two people from across the train come ming at me and fell on top of me. >> reporter: about 100 passengers were on the train traveling from new york to grand central terminal. the bodies of 3 victims were found ou
CBS
Dec 9, 2013 5:30pm PST
49ers and the city of san francisco have something special for you, but it isn't cheap. >> 49er faithful, it's your turn to own a piece of candle stick history. now, you can purchase a pair of authentic candle stick park seats. >> the price, $649 a pair. but that's just for the next 30 days. after that, the price goes up to $749 a pair. but whatever the price, the proceeds benefit the recreation and park scholarship fund. judging from the presales to season ticket holders who got the chance to buy their own long-time seats, there seems to be quite a market. >> we have sold several thousand pairs already. >> it is all part of the effort to get as much as possible out of the stadium before it gets torn down next year. >> we are also looking at some other memorabilia, signage, pieces of the goal post. >> can you get joe montana's locker? >> i don't know. but we're looking into whether or not lockers will be part of the memorabilia, too. >> they wanted to sell the grass itself. does that work? >> a couple cities have tried that. it is hard to keep it alive. >> seems like an interesting idea.
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Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
east coast is dropping snow and freezing rain. new york, boston, and big cities farther north are preparing for bad weather today. >>> happening today, san diego's embattled former mayor is expected to be sentenced on sexual harassment charges. as part of a plea agreement, bob filner will get three years probation and three months of home confinement. he'll also have to undergo mental health treatment. filner resigned in august after more than a dozen women accused him of making unwanted advanced toward him. in october he pleaded guilty to felony false imprisonment and misdemeanor battery charges. >>> a san francisco murder suspect is due in court today, 21-year-old ronny collins is charged in the shooting death of a man december 1. he lured the victim to san francisco by offering to buy a video game console for him. the victim had posted the play station 4 for sale online. >>> in other headlines around the bay area, investigators will be back out at a sonoma county park after a family stumbled upon human remains, a man and his two kids were in shiloh ranch regional park in windso
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Dec 7, 2013 5:00am PST
could help public health officials direct vaccines to cities that need them before people get sick. >>> finally "the new york daily news" reports that beyonce and jay-z are going vegan. but only for a few weeks. the cumming is staying off meat and dairy products until christmas. jay-z calls the plant-based diet a spiritual and physical cleanse. what do you think of this? >> i worry about what happens after the third week right? i don't love the idea of a cleanse in general because it's sort of implies i can eat whatever i want i can just you know, make my system all full of all kinds of junk and then i'm going to hose it out. i don't think that's a good philosophy. i think you should be leaning towards a healthy diet all the time. >> i think veganism can be a good diet. i was a vegan for nine years. i love jay-z and beyonce, i'm not impressed that they're doing it for three weeks. ultimately i don't see it as a cleanse, i see it as a loiflg focusing on a plant-based diet. i do think there are health benefits to having more vegetables, more fruits. >> one thing jay-z said is he star
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Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
. she says soldier, the air force, national and city police all are being deployed to control and protect tens of thousands of mourners. >> this is a test for us. and we know that and believe that people will be watching how south africa perform. >> today a south african's pray, >> reporter: today a south african's pray, they also worry, the show of affection for mandela by world leaders and citizens might be more than this grieving country can bear. bill whitaker, cbs news, johannesburg. >> glor: defense secretary chuck hagel flies to pakistan tomorrow after meeting today with u.s. troops in afghanistan. in an interview today our state department correspondent margaret brennan asked if a total troop pullout is a possibility if president karzai does not sign the security pact allowing troops to stay past 2014. >> it's a very real possibility because if we don't have a bilateral security agreement which i have noted, that means we can't protect our forces that would be here after 2014. no international partners will come. afghanistan essentially will be alone. but we have no other
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Dec 4, 2013 12:00pm PST
with characters. each car had its own theme showing different events from batkid saving gotham city. >>> we're down here in the consumerwatch call-in center where today we are featuring a "covered california" call-in. we have gathered the experts from "covered california" the state health insurance exchange to answer your questions. got a question? give us a call right now at 1- 888-5-helps-u. we'll be right back. ,, [son] all right,she has no idea. [man] no one told her,right? [son]hi! [mom screams] and today... we have experts standing by to answer your questions by pho >>> the deadline is fast approaching to sign up for health coverage through "covered california" and today we have experts standing by to answer your questions by phone. julie watts joins us from our call center to tell you more about the help you can get. we all can get. julie. >> reporter: if you have questions about the health insurance exchange, give us a call right now 888-5-helps-u. but i am here with one of the experts, kenwood, from "covered california" to help clear up a few questions a few common question
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Dec 9, 2013 11:00pm PST
today. >> i can pay my rent. can you pay your rent? well, then you know what? why don't you go to a city where you can afford it. >> a dozen protesters blocked a google bus in san francisco's mission district this morning. they're upset private buses are using muni stops without paying a fine, but the guy yelling doesn't really work at google. he's a union organizer. it was all a stunt that has gone viral. >>> tonight bob orr says a bunch of tech giants has a message for washington. this is for real, stop it. >> in an open letter to the president and congress, google, yahoo and facebook and others says massive surveillance undermines the freedom we all cherish. it's time for a chang. facebook founder mark -- change. facebook founder mark zuckerberg is leading the call for more government restraint. >> it's our government's job to protect all of us and also to protect our freedoms and protect the economy and companies and i think that they did a bad job of balancing those things here of. >> reporter: the companies argue the national security agency is going too far in the bullet collectio
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Dec 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
metro north commuter train that derailed in new york city sunday morning killing four passengers and injuring dozens of others. they said that the brakes had been tested before and during the train's run. yet to be answered is why the train was going nearly three times the speed limit. it's coming down to the actions of the engineer and jeff pegues, our transportation correspondent has the latest. jeff? >> reporter: scott, in addition to that information about the brakes, the n.t.s.b. revealed late today that there was no sign that any of the crew members-- including the engineer-- had used alcohol. this is n.t.s.b. board member earle wainer earlier today. >> reporter: increasingly, the focus of the investigation appears to be human error. sources say that william rockefeller, jr., the engineer, told first responders on sunday that before the train went off the tracks he began to "daze, thinking about nothing particular." then as the train derailed he applied the emergency brakes. the n.t.s.b. said rockefeller had switched from a night shift to a day shift two weeks before the crash.
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Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
that are expected to pour into the city. transforming the entire skyline. and this is ground zero first in mission street san francisco. home of the future transbay tower which could be the tallest building on the west coast. >> it's coming whether we prepare for it or not. and so we need to prepare for it. >> reporter: are we prepared for it? >> no. we're not prepared for it. >> reporter: signs of the strain are already on the rise with rocketing rents causing more and more evictions. >> the city an economy are blooming for people with access to greater education, more experience in high-tech industry, and not necessarily people who are in our neighborhoods. >> reporter: gabriel metcalf of the san francisco planning and research association understands the apprehension. >> people are really afraid especially renters like me if you lose your apartment, you have to move out of the city most likely. >> reporter: speaking of moving, a just released mayoral task force report estimates the city will need to spend $10 billion on roadways and transportation just to keep pace with the gro
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Dec 8, 2013 7:30am PST
to have the police come when they call so that the city can be safe. >> shaft was murky when asked how she planned to deliver on the police promise. >> i will be rolling out a campaign platform in the new year. >> juan declined to comment about shaft or oregon challengers. she did however release a statement saying "i have not yet announced my reelection plans and won't be commenting on potential candidates. right now i am focused squarely on my priorities as mayor "therefore there are officially five candidates. there may be more in the future. rank choice really shook up the last race. how do you think that will affect things this time? >> it's going to be another roll of the dice. rank choice voting allows people to pick three candidates first round and then they stack up the votes. if you don't get enough your votes go to somebody else. if they don't get enough, it goes to the next person. there is not a run off. it helped her get elected. it could hurt her reelection efforts. you are right. more will be coming into the race and one talking about it is jean's old friend and adv
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Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
the kids, concord 27, redwood city 30, santa rosa 24 and fairfield 26 degrees. it's a pipeline of air coming direct down from the arctic. it has to come from due south and north to get here. one of the cold spots tonight will be santa rosa. joe vazquez reporting live tonight. we know it's a freeze warning, but not everybody agrees that it's cold? >> reporter: cold is in the eye of the beholder. this beholder is freezing just like the city of santa rosa back there, 32 degrees, but not everybody here agrees on the level of discomfort. >> i'm always cold whether it's summer or winter. i'm cold. >> when it's freezing like it is now? >> i'm shaking. >> not too cold because i'm jumping up and down. >> it's not as wet and rainy, but definitely we got the cold, dry and cold. >> one bad ass latte on the bar. >> reporter: oh, that's the name of the place. >> i'm missing a bit of our warm weather. you really need to bundle up. >> serious coat, our winter cold. >> reporter: your teeth are chattering. >> it's freezing out here of. >> reporter: but look at that. he's wearing shorts. >> i'm alwa
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Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
the country. >> a severe winter like storm could bring two feet of snow to the rockies. >> many cities can expect to be 20 to 40 degrees below normal. >> the worst storm in quite a few years. >> the engineer on the deadly commuter train crash told investigators he was quote, in a daze as he approached the sharp curve. >> he caught himself too late. >> president joe biden arrived in beijing to talk to the vice president. he publicly rebuked china in recent days. >> two sky divers dead after colliding during a jump south of phoenix. >> $18 billion in red. the city of detroit gets the go ahead to file for bankruptcy. >> labor unions plan to appeal. >> there's going to be pain for a lot of different people. >> lawson arrived preparing to give evidence in the trial of her two former assist ents. >> the space shuttle has launched. >> all that -- >> for some reason he threw it into the crowd. that's one of the stranger things you'll see. >> you've had a lot of success without a mush tach. you look like a baby lam. >> the capitol is brighter after getting holiday glitz. >> three, two, one. on
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Dec 3, 2013 4:00am PST
curve. >> federal investigators say the commuter train that ran off the tracks in new york city was traveling at a high rate of speed moments before the deadly derailment. now, the investigation focuses on the engineer who was at the controls. >>> llions of americans get ready for an early dose of winter. a cold front threatening to send temperatures nearly 50 degrees below normal in some parts of the country. >>> and amazon makes a big announcement. it hopes to have drones make deliveries, but what will it take to get the program off the ground? this is the "cbs morning news" ground? this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, december 3rd, 2013. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, it's good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. it's still unclear why, but federal investigators have determined that the new york commuter train was going way too fast when it jumped the track sunday morning. here's the latest. the metro north train's data recorder showed that the train was going 80 miles per hour when it entered the curve where the posted speed is 30 miles an hour. it's still u
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Dec 10, 2013 4:30am PST
off the phone with b.a.r.t., there is some sort of power issue. now the daly city station. so that's what's causing the delays right now in fact there's no direct service to dublin from san francisco. so see the blue line there on the screen? they think this could cause delays in the commute direction to san francisco as well. so we'll continue to watch it again we're just getting word. but we'll keep you posted throughout the morning. if you are hitting the roads this is what it looks like right now at the bay bridge toll plaza. everything is quiet coming into san francisco. i had mentioned the accident, actually service a stall. eastbound -- it was a stall. no big issues and obviously no major delays but this morning you can still cruise right past it. the san mateo bridge traffic also moving at the speed limit this morning. but once again b.a.r.t. delays from san francisco to the east bay. and i'll toss it back to you guys with the latest news. >>> thank you. san diego's ex-mayor is now serving three months on house arrest for harassing women but before the judge handed down the s
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Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
really important, i think. >> reporter: a major strategy he pushed was breaking down the city into five districts, with police commanders tasked with building relationships and being responsible for the crimes in their communities. the mayor believes the strategy has worked to reduce the violence. >> reporter: in fact the mayor credits his ideas as well as other changes in the police department for the 25% drop in the homicide rate this year. so far this year, there have been 85 homicides. at the same time last year, the number was 112. >> reporter: some who live and work in oakland are not so sure. >> it doesn't feel any safer or better. >> i'm not totally in love with the idea of bringing in outside consultants. >> reporter: the tomorrower san francisco police chief and now director of usf criminal justice leadership thinks oakland's police chief could have done the job without braton, but he credits him with oakland using his system of tracking crime. >> he's a brilliant guy, and i think a lot of people look at his brain child as a technology program that has brought the police
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Dec 4, 2013 1:35am PST
been drunk but investigators on the scene found no such evidence. he is suing him and the city of concord for wrongful arrest and excessive force, which are federal civil rights violations. concord city attorney mark coon told me he doesn't comment on pending litigation but the city will defend a lawsuit. joe vasquez kpix 5. >>> a popular cable tv host bill was killed in a motorcycle crash in san francisco. he cohosted the show curb appeal on hdtv. a car struck and killed him last night as he rhode through the lower. you can still see evidence from the crash near oak and stiener. it's not clear who was at fault. police say the driver of the car is cooperating. beckwith was 38 years old. >>> new clue tonight in the search for that missing san jose pilot and his family. betty yu says the crews have a much better idea of where that plane went down. >> the smiths are a tight-knit mormon family. after spending thanksgiving weekend in oregon, silicon valley xhektive dale smith left for montana. his son daniel and his son's wife, his daughter amber and her fiance were in his beach bonanz
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Dec 10, 2013 5:00am PST
san francisco out towards the east bay on b.a.r.t.. the problem is a power outage at the daly city stop. they're having a hard time getting some dublin bound trains out of the daly city yard. so essentially right now there's very limited b.a.r.t. service from san francisco to dublin pleasanton. sounds like they were able to get some trains through there now. they're sending some trains from dublin trying to pick up passengers and get folks out of the city. in the meantime, these delays continue this could have residual delays but other b.a.r.t. lines and if you're trying to get out of san francisco, if you're having a hard time getting there, you can use the free monday line right now. essentially the -- fremont line right now. essentially the yellow or the orange lines and you can transfer at the bay fair stop. we know crews are on scene now. you're hitting the roads, this is what it looks like right now on highway 4. just a quick note a multicar crash. still blocking one lane westbound highway 4 at lone tree. the delays were a little earlier can they're working to clear it. that'
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Dec 7, 2013 1:35am PST
jobs. >>> a cold and rainy night in new york city tonight. the colors of the south african flag are shining brightly atop of the building for nelsonman -- nelson mandela. >> reporter: he is being remembered with grace, not joy. >> i am celebrating his life and sacrifices in indian students lit candles and said prayers. students are flying at half mass, and the empire state building is home near the school that will soon bear his name. many chose to meet mandela. >> he said let bygones be bygones, and not a lot only people will do that. >>> the city of san francisco planning it own memorial for nelsonman dell louisiana next win at 11:00 a.m. at the city hall. there will also be a condolence flag for the city to sign. >>> tomorrow night we will have a special 1-hour tribute to the life and work of nelsonman cellula. >>> how those bay area teams are learning a kale nay never worked before. >>> the snowy conditions in the 'air are a and the trouble people are having getting up there. we will be back in 70 seconds. ,,,,,,,, for all those who sleep too hot or too cool, and struggle to sle
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Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
. right around the freezing mark for fremont and redwood city. and downtown san francisco will drop down to 42 degrees overnight but it's not just the cold. there's another four-letter word we're going to use, snow. the east bay hills. santa cruz mountains. tomorrow night. above 2500 feet. you are under a winter weather advisory. we could see up to 4" of snow above that elevation coming up friday night and saturday morning. coming up in weather in about 10 minutes, we'll talk more about what's going on in walnut creek and when we're going to see 60 degrees once again because it is in the forecast. it's coming up in a few minutes. >> thank you. the snow on a friday night. dozens of people were forced into the freezing cold this morning when fire ripped through their apartment complex in san leandro. a bathroom at the bancroft apartments caught fire about 4:30 a.m. smoke filled the hallways while dozens of people escaped the flames. but they had to stand outside for an hour in subfreezing temperatures. some of them just in their pjs. >> i had to go up there to talk to the officer about get
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Dec 4, 2013 4:00am PST
banning firearms that can slip past x-ray machines. >>> detroit becomes the largest city to go bankrupt. it slashes benefits to thousands of workers and retires. >>> and an nfl superstar surprises fans with his response to their wedding invitation. captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, december 4th, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, a lawyer for the engineer of the train that derailed as it sped through a curve, he told investigators he was in a daze just before the crash. four people died in the crash and more than 70 others were injured. william rockefeller, an engineer for ten years, has become the focus of the crash investigation. marlie hall is in new york with the latest. marlie, good morning. >> anne-marie, questions about rockefeller's role in the derailment have grown once it became known the train jumped the tracks going at an excessive speed. his attorney characterized rockefeller's state as highway hypnosis, while union officials said rockefeller basically anoth nodded off at the controls. >> he had
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Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm PST
cities today including oakland. strikers demand $15 an hour pay. most workers make less than half that at the federal minimum wage. the walkout comes shortly after president obama and the pope spoke out against income inequality in recent days. >>> milpitas police are looking for the woman and man seen here in this surveillance video. police are trying to figure out who that woman is and if she is okay. an ac transit camera caught the man dragging her away screaming from a bus stop in milpitas on tuesday night. it happened here on calaveras boulevard. it's unclear if the two people know each other. the driver called 911. officers couldn't find them. anyone with information is asked to call police. >>> the suspect accused of killing a daly city man over a playstation is being held on $5 million bail. 21-year-old ronnie collins now charged with one count of murder and two counts of attempted robbery. prosecutors believe collins shot 22-year-old ikenna uwakah sunday after the victim and his girlfriend arranged to sell them his playstation 4. >>> the city council voted to ban ecigaret
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Dec 2, 2013 4:00am PST
is disrupted when a train runs off the tracks in new york city. >> i thought i'm going to die, to be honest. i thought i'm going to die. >>> health care fixed. obama administration says it's worked out most of the bugs from healthcare.gov but w more work is needed on the troubled insurance website. >>> and drone drop-off? amazon unveils its futuristic plan to deliver your purchase to your doorstep in under an hour. captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for ay, de >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, december 2nd, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, federal transportation officials have begun their investigation into the deadly crash of a new york city commuter train. at least four people were killed and more than 60 others injured. the metro north train was on its way from poughkeepsie to manhattan when it jumped the tracks as it rounded a curve yesterday morning. investigators are now looking into the train's speed, possible mechanical issue, and human error. marlie hall is at the crash site. marlie, good morning. >> repor
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Dec 10, 2013 12:00pm PST
. investigators -- who discovt is radioactive. >>> breaking news in two east bay cities, in lafayette a mysterious box brings out investigators who discover it is radioactive. and in oakland, an underground fire erupts with flames literally coming up through the pavement. good afternoon everyone, i'm michelle griego. frank is on assignment. and we begin with the breaking news in oakland. anened ground fire has been turn -- an underground fire has been burning all morning. east of mcarthur boulevard not far from holy redeemer college. kpix 5's cate caugurian says we just learned the fire is now out. >> reporter: michelle that's right. there's some good news there. pg&e just said they were able to stop that gas leak about a half hour ago. we do have some better shots from kpix 5 chopper and you can take a look. pg&e says they will now continue to investigate the cause of the leak and then they plan on replacing that pipe. we did speak with the man who lives right in front of where the flames first erupted. >> everyone knows about san bruno. and i can't help think of that. and so -- i'm fr
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Dec 8, 2013 6:30pm PST
in the city itself. overnight lows will be as low as 23 degrees at santa rosa tonight, 24 at napa, san jose down to 30 degrees and redwood city 28. we'll have the entire forecast which does look frigid for tomorrow but a warming trend in sight in a few minutes. using wind machines -- as ls dipped into the 20's. but they will still keep up the >>> citrus farmers have managed to prevent crop damage by lighting fires and using wind machines as lows dipped to the 20s, but they'll keep up their fight against more frigid temps expected this week. >>> a massive tribute today to paul walker near where the actor lost his life in a fiery crash. the memorial was organized online and drew people from all over. walker was an inspiration to many. >> reporter: fast cars pulled back and drove slowly past the memorial set up in honor of fast and furious star paul walker and his buddy roger rodas killed here eight days ago in a fiery crash. fans from as far away as arizona and colorado were among the thousands here today. manuel tonega came from san diego to honor walker. >> he inspired me to fix u
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Dec 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
warnings in the entire area except the city. temperatures range from the low 20s to 36 degrees. watch your pants, sure, and your plants and pets and forecast lows tonight we'll be looking for 23 degrees in santa rosa, 29 in san rafael, 27 at livermore and after temperatures bottom out tonight we'll turn it around tomorrow with high pressure building in. numbers will actually begin to warm. we'll have the whole forecast in a few minutes from now. >>> so far so good, citrus farmers in the central valley say they have dodged the blunt of the storm that brought wind, rain and freezing temperatures. they managed to prevent crop damage by lighting fires and using wind machines as lows dipped to the 20s, but they will keep up their fight against more frigid temps this week. >>> merrill newman held captive more than a month in north korea said he was kept in a hotel, not a jail cell. the 85-year-old palo alto man spoke to the santa cruz sentinel today. he said he was well fed and kept comfortable. when asked about the apology that was broadcasted earlier this week, newman said that's not my englis
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